|Sugata Mitra has a dialog with Yaacov Hecht, who sent a powerful presentation from Korea to the AERO Conference
e're following up on the fantastic AERO conference. The feedback has been glowing. If you were there but missed some keynotes or workshops, you can reserve some below. If you weren't there, you can reserve the ones that interest you or entire sets for great prices.
you can still see
made by Bob Greenberg at the AERO conference, of Zoe Weill, Deborah Meier, Yaacov Hecht, Sugata Mitra, and Pat Farenga. This is an example of what you'll see in the full CDs and DVDs.
Here you can also see an array of pictures of the conference below (we've added more). We have decided to keep the MineCraft server open until the next conference. Homeschoolers or schools can join it.
Here's an example of some Comments by participants:
I just wanted to say thank you so much for another year of the AERO Conference, an experience I hold dear to my heart each year. I am thankful you still held it even with the health challenges you faced this year. I know it's a lot of work, and I also know how much it means to you to keep connecting people who are searching for ways to "normalize" alternatives to traditional schools...."
--Independent school director
"This year's conference has left me dazed and exhilarated with ideas and a new-found momentum..."
--Independent learning center director
"Thank you for your leadership! Amazing learning! I feel I've found a home!"
--Public school principal
"This was my first time attending the Aero conference. It was AMAZING! I am a special educator with 34 years experience with children between the ages of 3-21 years old."
"We had a wonderful and inspiring time at AERO this past week. We came hoping to meet interesting people with visions for a more perfect world as well as engage with thoughts from experts in the industry. We felt completely fulfilled and inspired by the conference, way more than we could have expected. " --Camp director
"It was more than a conference! For me it was an amazing encounter.
--An encounter with so many great professionals willing to share ideas, knowledge, and our big passion for education.
--An encounter with other fantastic families, willing to share and learn new ways to keep accompanying their children.
--An encounter with young people, proving to us that another type of education is possible, that educating in life instead of educating for life is the way.
--And getting romantic... an encounter with myself, as an educator and a mother. Getting so inspired, letting the courage and passion of others catch me."
--A mother from Spain
|Children at Stomping Ground Camp
We had a
at the conference. One of the items that is still available is a week at
Stomping Ground Camp
in New Jersey. The directors were at the AERO conference. This is a rare camp that is in line with learner-centered approach. For example the campers make their own schedule. More than 50 are already signed up. So we are going to let you bid on the $500-$900 value by bidding by return mail to this e newsletter. It will be like closed bidding in that you will not know what others have bid. The highest bidder will be informed and can attend the camp. It is from June 21-27. The minimum is $200 and this will go to the AERO matching fund.